Weather Warnings - Severe Weather Warning for SA
Australian Government Bureau of Meteorology
South Australia Regional Office
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CANCELLATION SEVERE WEATHER WARNING
Issued at 10:37 pm Tuesday, 22 October 2013.
Severe weather is no longer occurring in South Australia.
The immediate threat of severe weather has passed, but the situation will
continue to be monitored and further warnings will be issued if necessary.
Winds averaging 60-65 km/h and gusts above 90 km/h have been observed at
numerous locations today, including across the Adelaide metropolitan area and
the Mount Lofty Ranges. The maximum wind gust observed was 107 km/h at Port
Lincoln this morning. There have been reports of downed trees and property
damage in the Lower Eyre Peninsula, Yorke Peninsula, metropolitan Adelaide and
Mount Lofty Ranges.
The State Emergency Service advises that people should:
* Keep clear of fallen power lines;
* Beware of fallen trees or debris on the road.
* Don't drive, ride or walk through flood water.
* Keep clear of creeks and storm drains.
Warnings are also available through TV and Radio broadcasts, the Bureau's
website at www.bom.gov.au or call 1300 659 215. The Bureau and State Emergency
Service would appreciate warnings being broadcast regularly.